Historical Oklahoma Wedding Venues
by Brides of Oklahoma May 22
Need a wedding venue to reflect your vintage style? From statehood in 1907 through the roaring 20’s and into modern times, Oklahoma’s past is filled with beautiful architecture and rich history. We’ve assembled a compilation of historical Oklahoma wedding venues for those happy couples that are looking for a setting with a little bit of character. Tap into Oklahoma’s eloquent past and peruse all the historic style that it has to offer for your big day!
The Hall at the Railhouse – Originally opened in the 1930’s, The Hall at the Railhouse offers guests a historic atmosphere with rustic charm. With its brick interior, exposed industrial ceiling and hardwood floors, The Hall serves as a versatile event center for a variety of events all year long. This historic charm is sure to give you a unique look on your wedding day.
Photo: Sarah Libby Photography
Tulsa Club Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton – This 1927 Art Deco masterpiece is a historic gem for Tulsa that once was the epicenter for the elite, was designed by world-renowned architect Bruce Goff. Tulsa Club offers over 7000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space including a stunning ballroom for up to 400. You’re sure to wed in style!
Colcord Hotel – When the 12 story Colcord Building was completed in 1910, it was the first skyscraper in Oklahoma City. The original marble still adorns the columns and walls of the main lobby, the original nickel and bronze letterbox and elevator doors still shine, and the original ornamental plaster ceiling still stands in pristine condition. The revamped Colcord Hotel now has an updated style that still treasures the original decor and is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies that suit the needs of a blushing bride looking for a historically rich wedding venue.
Festivities Event Center – Festivities was originally constructed in 1915 to be used as a post office! The historic two-story Georgian-style building is located only 25 minutes west of Oklahoma City. In 2001 Festivities was privately purchased and renovations began the same year with the restoration of the original hardwood floors, 10-foot windows, 16-foot ceilings, marble walls and tile floors. Using both the inside and the outside courtyard area, crowds of up to 400 can be accommodated for your big day!
Gaylord-Pickens Museum, Home of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame – Founded in 1927, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame was created to honor Oklahomans who had given outstanding service to the state during their lifetime. Being inducted to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is Oklahoma’s highest honor, and now you can host your nuptials in the Hall of Fame itself!
Harn Homestead – Within its almost 10 acres are several historic and replica buildings appropriate to the Territorial years of Oklahoma. Among these buildings is a large replica barn and adjoining gazebo which are the perfect venue for both weddings and receptions. Harn Homestead provides the barn and gazebo along with tables and chairs. The rest is up to your imagination… step back in time and celebrate your country wedding right in the heart of Oklahoma City!
Photo: Holli B. Photography
The Dominion House – The Dominion House in Guthrie, Oklahoma, offers a breathtaking wedding garden, elegant grand ballroom and charming chapel for your wedding or special event. The historic beauty and elegant details of the Dominion House make for the perfect setting to celebrate your special day.
Photo: Aubrey Marie Photography
The Grand Canadian Theater – Located in historical landmark downtown Purcell, Oklahoma, the theater provides you and your guests an architectural masterpiece with gorgeous crystal chandeliers, embracing the Hollywood glam of the 30’s with a stunning mix of rustic. We are confident this venue is perfect for a bride looking for an old Hollywood feel to her wedding!
The Mayo Hotel – Since first opening its doors in 1925, The Mayo Hotel in Downtown Tulsa has hosted thousands of prominent guests, including celebrities, political figures and titans of the oil industry. After closing its doors in 1981, the Tulsa landmark was vacant until December 2009. On the heels of an extensive $42 million dollar historic renovation, the property today has earned a reputation as the premier lodging and event venue in Downtown Tulsa, so let your wedding be the next premiere event of The Mayo!
Photo: Kevin Paul Photography
The Skirvin Hilton – For more than 100 years, The Skirvin Hilton has been the embodiment of elegance and romance in downtown Oklahoma City. From the sprawling magnificence of the Grand Ballroom to the quaintness of the Continental Room and the colorful history of the Venetian Room, The Skirvin Hilton’s historic grandeur and numerous venue options provide breathtaking backdrops for weddings and receptions alike. All you have to do is enjoy the moment and let your Skirvin Wedding excite and delight while making memories that will last a lifetime.
Photo: Sheradee Hurst Photography
Willow Creek Mansion – Built in 1904, Willow Creek Mansion has the character, charm and history you can’t get anywhere else. Located off of historic Main Street in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, the venue opened its doors as an event center in June 2017. Whether you want a simple soiree or a grand gala, Willow Creek Mansion caters to your needs and the decor opportunities are endless!
Harweldon Mansion — The Harwelden Mansion is an event center and boutique hotel. Six luxury bedroom suites are available to reserve for overnight guests. The mansion is ideal for weddings, corporate retreats, nonprofit fundraisers, or musical performances to name a few. Outdoor tented events work out beautifully surrounded by native gardens and stunning landscape and riverfront views. Individuals and groups will enjoy the unique experience the mansion brings.
Looking for something different? Check out our full curated list of our favorite Oklahoma wedding venues. Happy planning!
Featured in this Post
The Mayo Hotel
The Skirvin Hilton
Festivities Event Center
Harn Homestead Museum
The Grand Canadian Theater
Oklahoma Hall of Fame and Gaylord-Pickens Museum
Other Local Vendors: Colcord Hotel, Holli B. Photography, The Abbey Road Express, Aubrey Marie Photography, Sarah Libby Photography, Sheradee Hurst Photography, Willow Creek Mansion, Tulsa Club Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton